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Tienken, Christopher H. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2020
The author examines select excerpts from John Dewey's writings on democracy, discusses the role of education in a democracy, and offers ideas on how to provide students with a democratic education.
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Democratic Values, Teaching Methods, Role of Education
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Neoh, Jia Ying; Saifulloh, Ahmad – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2020
The authors examine two Southeast Asian democratic countries and discuss how culture influences democratic participation and citizenship education.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Democratic Values, Cultural Influences
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Howard, Adam; Maxwell, Claire – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2020
The authors explore global citizenship education at a boarding school in Jordan that aims to prepare democratically minded leaders for the Middle East.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Boarding Schools
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Byker, Erik Jon; Putman, Michael; Reddy, Chris; LeGrange, Lesley – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
Two South African professors and two U.S. professors investigate the need for environmental education in preparing U.S.-based preservice teachers for a South African study abroad trip.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Educators, College Faculty
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Henriksen, Danah; Creely, Edwin; Henderson, Michael – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
Considering the political environments of Australia and the United States, the authors discuss the disconnect between policy and the practical needs of educators for creativity in the classroom.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Educational Policy, Creative Teaching
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Tienken, Christopher H., Ed. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
The author argues that educators can learn more about effective classroom practices by collaborating with educators around the world rather than by focusing on misleading rankings from international tests.
Descriptors: Educational Practices, International Cooperation, Teacher Collaboration, Comparative Education
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Mordechay, Kfir; Alfaro, Cristina – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
The authors of this essay provide a contextual overview of the California-Mexico border, raising questions about binational teacher education, particularly regarding the well-being of transnational children and youth.
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences
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Mullen, Carol A. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
After witnessing creativity in China's test-centric culture, the author calls for developing learners' creativity as a global proficiency emanating from a belief in one's capacity to create.
Descriptors: Creativity, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning
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Gillborn, David – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
The author argues that color-blind ideology amounts to a refusal to deal with the reality of racism, which protects and extends White racial advantage, as well as shares thoughts on dismantling Whiteness in education.
Descriptors: Ideology, Racial Bias, At Risk Students, Minority Group Students
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Zhao, Yong – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2018
The author advocates for a new paradigm in education that builds on individual student's strengths and passions to bring value to our rapidly changing world of work and life.
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Equal Education
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Suriano, Kirianne Bird; Ohlson, Matthew; Norton, Leah; Durham, Lisa – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2018
The authors examine one school that has implemented effective and replicable teacher retention policies and practices, and spotlight the meaningful outcomes that ensued when teachers were supported and empowered.
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Teacher Collaboration, Labor Turnover, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Entigar, Katherine E. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2017
Examining former and current approaches to adult education for marginalized immigrants, the author proposes pedagogy that recognizes and appreciates their dynamic cultural life experiences.
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, Adult Education, Immigrants, Cultural Influences
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Katz, Daniel S. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2016
Including growth models based on student test scores in teacher evaluations effectively holds teachers individually accountable for students improving their test scores. While an attractive policy for state administrators and advocates of education reform, value-added measures have been fraught with problems, and their use in teacher evaluation is…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Models, Scores, Evaluation Criteria
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Gonzalez, Lidia – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2016
Assuming the role of storyteller, the author uses her experiences as a graduate student and beginning teacher to reflect critically on issues related to mathematics, mathematics education, gender, and diversity.
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education
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Campo, Stacey – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2016
Building on multiple voices, experiences, and expertise, community school leaders can actively support the school's climate and ensure students are educated for democracy.
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Community Schools, Expertise, Educational Environment
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